The Ofi Press Magazine

International Poetry and Fiction from Mexico City

Saddiq Dzukogi: 1 Poem Published

Poem by Saddiq Dzukogi (Nigeria)

Published in The Ofi Press issue 42

 

Hairs

 

I went into

the

bathroom

and shaved

off all hairs

on me

my body

turned bald

I came out

to my notepad

to gain back

the lines

I have lost

as hairs

About the Poet

Saddiq Dzukogi is a Nigerian poet with three poem books. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the EbediReview, ANAreview, Saraba Magazine, African Writers, Blueprint, KalahariReview, Hedgerow, Munyori Journal, and Amomancies.

Image: "Davone's Hair" by Christina Xu.